Indian Journal of Animal Research

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Indian Journal of Animal Research, volume 49 issue 6 (december 2015) : 761-763

Comparative analysis the variability of a complete mitochondrial genome of polledness intersexual goat (PIS- -) from China 

GuangXin E, Yong-Fu Huang*, Yong-Ju Zhao, Ri-Su Na, Zhong-Quan Zhao, Ya-Wang Sun, Li-Peng Chen, Xiao-Yu Qiu
1<p>College of Animal Science and Technology, Chongqing Key Laboratory of Forage &amp; Herbivore, Chongqing Engineering Research Centre for Herbivores Resource Protection and Utilization, Southwest University, Chongqing 400716, China.</p>

The polledness intersexual goat (PIS- -) (Capra hircus), deformed individuals, could have malformed reproductive organs and loss of reproductive function. Here, we first determined the complete mitochondrial genome of Chinese native polledness intersexual goat (PIS- -) is 16,640 nt in length, consisting of 13 protein-coding genes, 22 transfer RNA (tRNA) genes, 2 ribosomal RNA (rRNA) genes and a non-coding control region. As in other mammals and intrastrains, most mitochondrial genes are encoded on the heavy strand, except for ND6 and eight tRNA genes, which are encoded on the light strand. Its overall base composition is A: 33.5%, T: 27.3%, C: 26.1% and G: 13.1%. The complete mitogenome of the Chinese indigenous breed of goat could provide a basic data for further understanding the contribution of mitochondria in the sex-developmental mechanism, tissue and organ cell deformity of polledness intersexual goat via genomic compare. 

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